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Galashiels pensioner scammed of five-figure sum of cash

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Langholm Cornet Iain Little at Hawick Common Riding in June.

Here’s your Langholm Common Riding timetable

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Herges on the Loch at Tweedbank.

Tweedbank restaurant opposing Asian street food van’s bid to set up shop nearby

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9a Bank Street in Galashiels.

Planning consent granted for fourth dog-grooming salon in Galashiels town centre

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Old private-finance deals still taking £8.5m a year out of education budget for Borders

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Member’s plea to sell Selkirk better is sign of times

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Council needs to step up its repair quality

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The fabric of Borders history comes to Selkirk

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Bowhill House tour guide Adam Borwick with the Boulle commode

Rare French piece on view

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Dr Colin Russell, who was awarded the British Educational Leadership, Management and Administration Society's distinguished service award.

National award joy for retired teacher Colin

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MP keeping up calls for Borders Railway to be extended

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John Dent.

Police name biker killed near Jedburgh

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Kyle Christensen.

Police confirm identity of Hawick motorbike crash victim

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PC Rhys Prentice.

Police officer killed in A7 crash near Galashiels

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Repairs to Galafoot Bridge will commence on August 5 and last for 10 weeks.

Galafoot bridge to close eastbound for 10 weeks from August 5

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Galashiels pensioner scammed of five-figure sum of cash

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Quarter of teens disregard warnings to stay away from railway lines

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The waterside pathway in Jedburgh near Duck Row and the  underpass.

Witnesses sought after unknown substance used in Jedburgh assault

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Police near Jedburgh's Duck Row.

Man taken to hospital following Jedburgh assault

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Old private-finance deals still taking £8.5m a year out of education budget for Borders

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Dr Colin Russell, who was awarded the British Educational Leadership, Management and Administration Society's distinguished service award.

National award joy for retired teacher Colin

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Galashiels Academy pupils Katie Loughran, Llana Millar, Rowan Wymss, Amy Montgomery, Layla Whitson and Erin Stoddart with their tapestry welcome panel entry.

Tapestry already inspiring artistic efforts by Borders youngsters

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Earlston pupils pull off Les Mis masterpiece

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St Margaret's RC Primary School in Hawick.

Tour of Hawick school on offer ahead of closure this summer

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Tweedbank restaurant opposing Asian street food van’s bid to set up shop nearby

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9a Bank Street in Galashiels.

Planning consent granted for fourth dog-grooming salon in Galashiels town centre

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Dr John Ennis, with textiles designed by Felicity Bristow.

The fabric of Borders history comes to Selkirk

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Hawick's fortunes look set to be boosted by the creation of a textiles industry training centre there.

New textile training centre on way for Hawick, and Borders College to get share of £6.6m handout

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Tweedbank restaurant opposing Asian street food van’s bid to set up shop nearby

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9a Bank Street in Galashiels.

Planning consent granted for fourth dog-grooming salon in Galashiels town centre

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Earlston High School.

Old private-finance deals still taking £8.5m a year out of education budget for Borders

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Jim Stillie

Member’s plea to sell Selkirk better is sign of times

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The "repaired" step in Selkirk's Forest Road.

Council needs to step up its repair quality

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Cause of suspected sewage leak still a mystery

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Last winter's snow almost brought Selkirk to a standstill. A group of volunteers is hoping this will be a thing of the past.

Selkirk set to be more resilient

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Scott Fraser of Scottish Water and Selkirkshire councillor Gordon Edgar launch the new service.

New grease and oil now recycling bins launched in Borders

Environment
From left, Alex Bell of Hawick in Bloom, councillors Stuart Marshall, George Turnbull and Watson McAteer and Jake Coltman of Hawick in Bloom in the town's Wilton Lodge Park celebrating as it claims Green Flag status.

Hawick park hits gold standard by landing Green Flag award

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Cause of suspected sewage leak still a mystery

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NHS Borders is still waiting for payment from other health boards across the country.

NHS Borders owed £530,000 by other boards for treatments

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Scottish mum Rose Gentle, whose son Gordon died in Iraq in 2004, is backing the Johnston Press campaign calling on Scottish and Westminster Governments to shed light on veteran suicide figures.''Pic: Robert Perry.

Hidden epidemic of veteran suicides: a mother’s story

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Hidden epidemic of veteran suicides “smacks of cover-up”

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The Borders General Hospital at Melrose.

NHS Borders facing funding shortfall of more than £11m

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